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Berkeley Futures

Berkeley Fund Management Services

Start-Up Funds

Low cost start-up Funds

Berkeley can put you in touch with fund administrators who can provide low cost, fast turn-key solutions for fund start-ups ranging from £300,000 and upwards.

Turn-key Hedge Funds can cost as little as £5,000 start-up and from £35,000 per annum operating costs. Ideal for a trader starting out and wishing to initiate his or her trading track record.


A choice of Administrators

Berkeley can put you in touch with a suitable Fund Administrator to match your and your clients' requirements. Within a month, at a low cost, you can have a fully operational Hedge Fund with Mem & Arts, Offering Memorandum, bank accounts, a Registrar, regulatory licence and auditors. All you would need to initiate your business from as little as £300,000 under management.

Execution and Clearing

Berkeley can offer you Execution and Clearing services on all the world's major Futures and Options exchanges as well as Foreign Exchange markets either electronically and/or via phone. Berkeley can also offer execution and give-up services for the money manager with multi broker clients.

Efficient Account Opening Process

At Berkeley, we pride ourselves on our efficient account opening process. You will experience ongoing communication while the account is being quickly onboarded. If you use one of our suggested Administrators offerings, Berkeley can fast track the account opening process.

Online and over the phone trading

At Berkeley we believe you should have the choice. When you are out of the office or away from your desk, you can pick up the phone and have instant service for trade executions, technology issues or to discuss market news.

Investment & Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs)

Multiple Trading Platforms

Investment managers and CTAs can choose from some of the top trading platforms in the Futures industry including Trading Technologies (TT), Patsystems and CQG. In the Foreign Exchange markets Berkeley can provide Flextrade for FX, NDFs (Non Deliverable Forwards) and Bullion.


Regulatory Umbrella

For start-up investment managers who are unregulated and therefore unable to operate from the UK, Berkeley will consider an application to become regulated under its regulatory umbrella.


API Connectivity Solutions

Managers who execute via their own proprietary software can write directly to a suite of Trading APIs either via a FIX or Native connection for Futures, Options, Forex (including NDFs) and Bullion whether for click trading or algorithmic execution.

Trade Replicator

For Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) Berkeley can offer 'Trade Replicator' which is a trading platform that can allocate a single order execution across a number of trading accounts at the same time vastly improving the process of allocations for multiple managed accounts.

Mobile Trading Solutions

For Managers who require a mobile trading app to support them whilst away from the office, Berkeley iBroker for iPhone, iPad or Android devices provides the execution of Futures and Options orders as well as risk management solutions on a real time basis.

Online Trading Solutions

Post Trade Allocation Tool

Berkeley can provide all the tools necessary to manage your post trade allocations.

Multiple Back-office Reports

Managers are equipped at inception with multi-level back office reports and a web portal from which they can manage and monitor their exposures and usage of funds to create daily valuations, export data and deliver reporting requirements to meet your and your Fund Administrator's requirements.

Back-Office Technology

Berkeley have the technology to achieve tailored execution management, including post trade allocation and price averaging. Cross margining solutions are also available to support trading across multiple accounts.

Compliance Support

For start-up Fund Managers, Berkeley can put you in touch with a team of experienced compliance professionals who will focus on your compliance and authorisation requirements. Berkeley's Compliance Department is able to process an application to open an account efficiently. This is reliant on all the necessary documentation being supplied. Your relationship manager will be able to guide you through the process from start to finish.

Prime Brokerage Services

Berkeley can provide most of the prime brokerage services traditionally provided by a bank including execution and clearing to 3rd parties, margin off-sets with Futures and Options, Forex and Contracts for Difference (CFDs)

Berkeley has been providing Execution and Clearing Services in Listed and OTC Derivatives since 1986. Berkeley is part-owned by Macquarie Investments (UK) Limited, a UK investment subsidiary of Macquarie Group, a global provider of banking, financial advisory, investment and fund management services.